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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Not Exactly Friends of Greece
    Jun30

    Not Exactly Friends of Greece

    After a sometimes-traumatic transition, then austerity, post-communist countries especially have lost patience with Athens. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Making a Martyr of Morsi?
    Jun30

    Making a Martyr of Morsi?

    The Execution of Mohammad Morsi will have wide ranging domestic and international ramifications and going ahead with it could make a martyr of a man President Al-Sisi would rather forget. The coup d état in July 2013 in which General Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi overthrew Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood, has seen a systematic reversion to authoritarian...

    Electric Yerevan and Lessons on the Color-Spring Tactic
    Jun30

    Electric Yerevan and Lessons on the Color-Spring Tactic

    The Electric Yerevan protest provides us with an excellent opportunity to review some of the basic underlying mechanics and psychology of the Color-Spring tactic. It is important to share these publicly, for it is indeed probable that the Color-Spring tactic will be increasingly applied in the world as a “hybrid soft-power/hard-power...

    France Is Prepared to Supply Advanced Air Defense Infrastructure to Georgia
    Jun29

    France Is Prepared to Supply Advanced Air Defense Infrastructure to Georgia

    On June 15, during the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, where important deals for arms supplies are often agreed, Georgia signed its first ever large contract with France on supplies of defense military equipment (Civil Georgia, June 16). The description of the equipment is quite unclear, since no one, with the exception of a narrow circle of...

    North Caucasians May Turn Into Third-Class Citizens in Russia
    Jun29

    North Caucasians May Turn Into Third-Class Citizens in Russia

    A Russian publication has alleged that the “Stop Feeding the Caucasus!” slogan, which is popular among ethnic Russians, was invented by Vladimir Putin’s enemies to undermine his authority and ultimately destroy him politically. This is an unusual attempt to construct a collective identity of all citizens of Russia. The “enemies of Putin”...

    Yerevan Electricity Protests Reach Climax
    Jun29

    Yerevan Electricity Protests Reach Climax

    Protests in Yerevan and other Armenian cities have persisted for over a week, following the state regulatory commission’s June 17 decision about increasing the electricity fee from August 1. As previously suggested (see EDM, June 12), the commission decided upon a smaller fee increase than Electric Networks of Armenia (ENA) management had...

    Exposing Russian Disinformation
    Jun29

    Exposing Russian Disinformation

    Editor’s note: Ambassador John B. Emerson gave the opening remarks at “Exposing Russian Disinformation in the 21st Century,” a conference sponsored by the Atlantic Council, the European Council on Foreign Relations, and the Heinrich Böll Foundation on June 25, 2015 in Berlin. Emerson’s remarks have been shortened below....

    Ukraine, China, ISIS Top Long List of Challenges for EU, NATO
    Jun29

    Ukraine, China, ISIS Top Long List of Challenges for EU, NATO

    The unity and strategic viability of the transatlantic alliance and the US major non-NATO democratic allies, including Japan, South Korea, Australia, Israel, the Philippines, and others, will be severely tested in the years to come. As always, freedom is not free, and its price is constant vigilance.The United States and its allies face...

    Ukraine must reform to free itself from dependence on Russian gas
    Jun29

    Ukraine must reform to free itself from dependence on Russian gas

    Germany – and its chancellor Angela Merkel – deserve credit for the continuation of the EU’s sanctions regime against Russia. But Germany happens also to be home to the energy giant E.ON, which recently signed a (non-binding) memorandum, together with Russia’s Gazprom, Austria’s OMV, and Shell from the UK and the Netherlands,...

    Youth Platform is Transforming Eastern Ukraine
    Jun29

    Youth Platform is Transforming Eastern Ukraine

    “We brought down some Lenins in people’s heads,” says organizer Yuriy Didula Days after Ukrainian forces retook the city of Kramatorsk on July 5, 2014, Yuriy Didula and two colleagues from western Ukraine piled into a car and drove building materials into the city.”People in the east felt abandoned by the state,”...

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